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Gonzaga mulls student-athlete center

Gonzaga University has approached the city with conceptual plans for a $14 million project tentatively called the Center for Athletic Achievement. The facility would expand the sports complex that includes the McCarthey Athletic Center and the Martin Cent...

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Communities in Schools looks for more mentors

The executive director of Communities in Schools Spokane County says the nonprofit is looking to train more mentors for at-risk students to keep them on track to attain their high school diplomas....

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Small tribal colleges sees enrollment, funding grow

As one of only 37 tribal colleges in the U.S., Spokane Tribal College—which offers classes here and on the Spokane Indian Reservation, at Wellpinit, Wash.—says it’s continuing to grow, with increases in enrollment and its annual operating budget. ...

Veterans who seek civilian work should look to STEM

The state of Washington is home to more than 600,000 veterans, with almost 50,000 of them living in the Spokane area alone, and more are returning from active duty every day. A significant challenge facing these veterans is securing and retaining employme...

Forum W program mentors women along career paths

When I first started in the accounting industry 20 years ago, I didn’t necessarily think about any potential differences that might exist in opportunities for men and women in the profession. Moss Adams recruited 50 percent women out of college then, an...

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Spokane Public Schools queue up three projects

Spokane Public Schools is lining up its next three major projects, valued at nearly $60 million, that will be under construction this year and next....

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Leone & Keeble selected for project at Whitworth

Whitworth University says it has named Spokane-based Leone & Keeble Inc. as the general contractor for a big music center remodel and addition project. ...

WSU Spokane medical school process moves forward

The next step in the accreditation process for the proposed Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine at Washington State University Spokane is for administrators and staff to submit a self-study before the end of 2015 that tackles issues of future funding and s...

Gonzaga law school offers buyouts to tenured professors

A decline in student enrollment at Gonzaga University’s School of Law has forced the administration there to start offering buyouts to tenured faculty members. Law school dean Jane Korn says the elimination of some tenured positions will be implemented...

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School projects spur uptick in design work

Several local architectural and engineering firms here say voter approval of bonds and levies earlier this year have helped spur added work for them in the form of school projects. ...

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